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Designed for everyday use by trail runners and day hikers, the Distance Z is our most affordable Z-Pole. Now improved with our SlideLock technology and increased joint support, the Distance Z provides reliable three-season support for mountain adventures.

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Designed for everyday use by trail runners and day hikers, the Distance Z is our most affordable Z-Pole. Now improved with our SlideLock technology and increased joint support, the Distance Z provides reliable three-season support for mountain adventures.

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Whether a classic ridge run is calling your name or a spicy day hike beckons, the Distance Z can answer the call. Our most affordable Z-pole features aluminum construction and a three-section foldable design that allows for fast-response deployment, so you’ll never miss out on a mountaintop sunset because you’re fiddling with your poles. Boasting new SlideLock technology, the Distance Z is now easier to lock your poles into position. Plus, we’ve improved joint support by 30%. Non-scarring rubber Tech Tips and a lightweight, EVA foam grip lend the Distance Z comfort and practicality.

  • SlideLock technology improves ease-of-use when locking your pole
  • Improved joint support and stiffness
  • Lightweight, EVA foam grip with breathable, moisture-wicking grip
  • Non-slip EVA foam mini-grip extension
  • Three-section foldable design with speed-cone deployment
  • Aluminum construction
  • Interchangeable, non-scarring rubber Tech Tips and carbide Tech Tips
  • Stopper basket with shaft catcher to secure folded sections

Tech Specs

Series :   Distance
Weight Per Pair :   [100 cm] 342 g (12.1 oz)
[110 cm] 355 g (12.5 oz)
[120 cm] 370 g (13.1 oz)
[130 cm] 402 g (14.2 oz)
Usable Length :   [100 cm] 100 cm (39 in)
[110 cm] 110 cm (43 in)
[120 cm] 120 cm (47 in)
[130 cm] 130 cm (51 in)
Collapsed Length :   [100 cm] 33 cm (13 in)
[110 cm] 36 cm (14 in)
[120 cm] 40 cm (16 in)
[130 cm] 43 cm (17 in)
Z-Pole Rapid Deployment System

Z-Pole Rapid Deployment System

  • Concealed inner cord
  • Single push-button release to collapse the pole
  • One-pull, Speed Cone deployment

Speed Cone technology comes from our expertise in avalanche probe design—a key component of Z-Poles' stiffness and fast deployment. Simply grab the grip and the first shaft section, and pull them away from each other. The pole will snap into place and lock. Each Speed Cone guides a shaft section into place, and stiffens the joint when the pole is locked. Protective, flexible tube ends cover the pole’s Kevlar® center cord when folded.

Distance Z Trekking Poles is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 10.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I was looking for! I lost my hiking poles, and needed a replacement. Because of arthritis in my fingers my old poles were difficult to open. With these just pull back the ring, slide the poll in and it folds up extremely easily. I no longer need to ask for help!! They are light, strong, and effective hiking poles. Love them!
Date published: 2018-12-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love the folding mechanism As a gear nerd I was really interested when I saw my guide with a pair of these and quickly bought myself a pair. I thought I would struggle to adjust to non-adjustables but actually haven't had any issues. I got the 110cm, and am just 5'7 or 170cm in height. The weight is excellent, very light, carbon fibre unnecessary. One pole did shorten in a fall once.
Date published: 2018-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Aaaahhhmazing Trail Running Poles Will be doing Grand Canyon 46 miles (Rim2Rim2Rim) in October, so bought theses poles to go along with me on the ride! Gotta say that they handled well on 26 mile training hike at Mt Baden Powell in Los Angeles. Look forward to many more adventures. Great price and great product!
Date published: 2018-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for steep mountain running Got these for some extremely steep 20+ mile mountain runs. Quick to set up and take down. The aluminum is nicked up, but nothing bent or broken. Don't even notice the weight when not in use and stowed in my vest.
Date published: 2018-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great lightweight poles I used these on the GR20 in Corsica, and I loved them. Quick to assemble/disassemble, lightweight enough that I could just lift them up with my wrists instead of holding them in the center, when walking through tight spots. Super strong. A few times I lost my balance, carrying a 16kg pack, and put all my weight on one of these poles, and they took all the weight just fine. Walking up very steep sections, I could use the bottom part of the handles and it was actually really comfortable. Really happy with these poles.
Date published: 2018-09-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light, simple, and plenty functional I've been through several pairs of trekking poles and these are the only ones I've ever bought a second pair of. They are awesome! The folding systems makes them super-compact and they are much lighter than telescoping models. Even when I've had telescoping poles in the past, I found that I didn't use that feature. I can get all the length range I need by just changing my grip and they stash away much more conveniently when I don't need them.
Date published: 2018-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Light This is the 2nd pair of poles I have had (1st pair someone stole, thats how good they are). They are light, the grips are amazing, no sweaty hands, and they fold down to fit in my backpack perfectly.
Date published: 2018-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great service Bought a set of these poles a couple of years ago and used them extensively. Unfortunately the cord holding them together snapped - due to the way I had been using them - BD sent a voucher to offset the costs of purchasing another set. Great, trouble free service.
Date published: 2018-07-27
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